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Leonora is 58 years old and widowed. She works hard to provide for her family.
Leonora runs a sari-sari store in the Philippines and has requested a loan of 19,500 PHP through Kiva partner NWTF to purchase more stock to sell in her sari-sari store.
Leonora has borrowed and paid back 18 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running her sari-sari store for 15 years and also earns an income from buying and selling rice and corn.
Leonora aspires to save money to expand her business.

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On Friday November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made its way through Southeast Asia, causing substantial damage to homes and businesses in areas of the Philippines. Given the state of devastation following this storm, borrowers living and working in these areas may have difficulty making repayments on their loans, thus making their Kiva loans higher risk. More information >>

About Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation

Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF) is a non-governmental organization established with an aim to help men and women achieve self-sufficiency, particularly in the province of Negros Occidental’s low-income communities. The organization offers its clients a wide variety of products, including loans for micro-entrepreneurs, hospital income benefits, life insurance, accidental death benefits and more. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand the reach of these products to low-income urban and rural communities.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1041
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,517,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Leonora to purchase more stock to sell in her sari-sari store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 8, 2011
Oct 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012